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Fundamentals of Physical Metallurgy

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ISBN-10: 0471906166

ISBN-13: 9780471906162

Edition: 1989

Authors: John D. Verhoeven

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Book details

Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/7/1975
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.376
Language: English

Description of Crystals
Atom Packing in fcc and hcp Crystals
The Stereographic Projection
Structure Determination
X-ray Diffraction
Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM)
Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM)
The Plastic Deformation of Metal Crystals
Slip Systems
Resolved Shear Stress (Schmidt Factor)
Single-Crystal Tensile Tests (fcc)
Relationship to Polycrystalline Deformation
Theoretical Strength of Metals
The Edge Dislocation
The Screw Dislocation
Mixed Dislocations
Terminology of "Crooked" Dislocations
Dislocation Loops
Mobile Dislocations in Real Crystals
Observation of Dislocations
Elastic Strain Energy
Energy of Dislocations
Forces upon Dislocations
The Stress Field Produced by Dislocations
Line Tension
Extended Dislocations
Dislocations in fcc Metals
Frank-Read Generator
Interpretation of Plastic Flow in Terms of Dislocation Motion
Vacancy Formation
Phenomenological Approach
Atomistic Approach
Classification, Geometry, and Energy of Interfaces
Surface Tension and Surface Free Energy of Interfaces
The Shape of Grains in Two and Three Dimensions
Grain-Boundary Segregation
Motion of Grain Boundaries
Homogeneous Nucleation
Heterogeneous Nucleation
Solidfication of Pure Metals
Solidification of Alloys
Solidification of Eutectic Alloys
Cast Metals
Recovery and Recrystal- Lization
Stored Energy
Release of Stored Energy during Annealing
Kinetics of Recovery
Nucleation Mechanisms for Recrystallization
Kinetics of Recrystallization
Control of Recrystallization Temperature and Grain Size
Related Topics
Precipitation from Solid Solutions
Review of Free-Energy Composition Diagrams
The Precipitation Transformation
Nucleation in the Solid State
Kinetics of Precipitation Reactions
Precipitation Hardening
Diffusion-Controlled Growth of Equilibrium Precipitates
Single-Phase Precipitates
Eutectoid Transformations
Discontinuous Precipitation
Martensitic Transformations
Crystallography of Martensitic Transformations
Some Characteristics of Martensitic Transformations
Thermoelastic Martensites
Additional Characteristics of Martensitic Transformations
Nucleation of Martensite
Summary and Comparison with Massive Transformations
Some Applications of Physical Metallurgy
Strengthening Mechanisms
Strength and Ductility
The Physical Metallurgy of Some High-Strength Steels?
S.I. Units